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“Great price and right in the center of Auckland” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Auckland City Hotel-Hobson St

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Auckland City Hotel-Hobson St
Ranked #24 of 68 Hotels in Auckland
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“Great price and right in the center of Auckland”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2008

Overall - Great value, great location, great service, very clean, new, would definitely stay again.

My wife and I enjoyed our time at the Auckland City Hotel just a few days ago. Out of all of the hotels we stayed at over our holiday, the Auckland City Hotel was absolutely the best value at $78 US each night.

Everything at this hotel is brand new and incredibly clean. We enjoyed the 6 channels of Television on the new LCD while laying on the firm but comfy bed. Our only gripe about the hotel was that our room was freezing when we arrived. We could not find a heater in the room for quite a while until I located a small space heater in the closet. That thing was on full boar at every moment we were in the room (the power shuts off when you leave the room).

We would definitely recommend this hotel to others based on the low price and central location (just one block to skytower)... just bring a jacket.

  • Liked — Location and price
  • Disliked — No forced air heating
  • Stayed May 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2008

I found this newly re-done and re-opened hotel with exceptionally good rates and have been very impressed. They rooms are all recently renovated -- new furniture, LCD TVs, new fixtures in bath, lots of closet space, comfy beds, mini-fridge, in-room safe, coffee pot, etc. The lobby and the elevators are also all very nice. The only thing keeping me from giving this hotel five stars is that there are just 5 channels on the television!! Though you don't come to Auckland to watch tv, this amount of options is a bit unsatisfactory for such a nice hotel!

There is wired internet, but it is quite expensive (NZ$33/day). It's cheaper to go with the FON wireless service -- $3 a day. Like many places in NZ, you must place the key in a slot by the door in order to activate the electricity. Staff has been very helpful. There is a cafe in the works, which looks cute, but isn't supposed to open until the fall.

All in all, for less than NZ$100, this hotel has a primo location (1 block from SkyTower center, short walk from Queen St & Harbor.), and is a nice, modern, VERY CLEAN, quiet place to stay in Auckland.

  • Liked — stylish, clean rooms for great price
  • Disliked — only five tv stations!!
  • Stayed May 2008, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Property: Auckland City Hotel-Hobson St
Address: 157 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#23 Luxury Hotel in Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Auckland City Hotel-Hobson St 4*
Number of rooms: 134
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
1912, The year of the Titanic, was when the lobby and entrance of the Auckland City Hotel - Hobson St was originally erected. The hotel has retained the character and charm of its past enhanced with a new building housing 138 rooms with contemporary decor and modern conveniences. The Auckland City Hotel is ideally located at 157 Hobson Street - in the heart of Auckland's entertainment and business district with easy access to motorways. Only five minute's walk to the Sky Tower, Aotea Square, Civic Theatre and Queen Street, the Auckland City Hotel offers convenient, environmentally friendly accommodation for business and leisure travelers alike. Enjoy a meal at hotel Cafe & Restaurant, renew with a read of the Word for Today in our rooms or relax with a workout at our offsite gym and swimming pool, the Auckland City Hotel is called to serve more than just your accommodation needs. ... more   less 
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